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Dec 17, 2011 4:30am PST
's plan in massachusetts is getting angry. >>> a woman who thought she faced a choice between beating cancer and having kids. >>> plus dr. andrew wile on how to beat the holiday blues. >>> first an update on a little boy named youssif. he's become a friend of mine. it began with unimaginable cruelty i've ever heard about. it struck a chord with me as a father, viewer, and millions around the world. men covered him with kerosene and set this little boy on fire. it's hard to imagine anyone can do that to a child. his story isn't so much about cruelty but strength and healing and courage. >> reporter: now nine, it's hard to believe this the same youssif we met in baghdad. no trace of the solemn and angry boy he once was. no trace of the boy who could only speak a few words of english. >> i'm still making it. i'm doing like soccer games and practice. i never used to do that in my country. >> why didn't you do it in your country? >> because it was kind of dangerous there. >> do you remember that day when those guys attacked you? >> no. >> reporter: he used to. this was youssif, just five y
Dec 18, 2011 4:30am PST
obama's health care law and mitt romney plan in massachusetts is getting angry. >>> a woman who thought she faced a choice between beating cancer and having kids. >>> plus, dr. andrew weil, on how to beat the holiday blues. >>> first, i have an update on a little boy named youssif. he's become a friend of mine. his story began in iraq and began with some of the most unimaginable cruelty i've heard. it struck a chord as a father and a journalist and struck a chord with millions around the world. masked men came to his home, covered him with kerosene, and set this little boy on fire. it's hard to imagine that anyone could do that to a child. you know, youssif's story isn't so much about cruelty. it's about strength, it's about healing and courage. here's our story. >> reporter: now 9, it's hard to believe that this is the same youssif we met in baghdad four years ago. there's no trace of the sullen, with drawn, and angry boy he was once. no trace of the boy who could only speak a few words of english. >> i'm still making it! i'm doing like soccer games and practice. i never used to do tha
Dec 8, 2011 7:00pm PST
, gingrich has a 13-point lead over romney. in new hampshire, the former state of massachusetts pretends to leave, gingrich has closed to within nine points of romney. until now, romney has had at least a 20-point lead in every new hampshire poll. and in both south carolina and florida, gingrich is running away from romney 23 points ahead. a new poll out today confirms gingrich's commanding lead in florida. and when voters are asked to choose between just gingrich and romney, gingrich's lead surges to 52% while romney only gets 34% and only 9% undecided. which means if romney converted every undecided republican voter in florida, he would still lose by about ten points. with romney's unprecedented history of political flip-flopping, his team has concluded there is no way they can beat gingrich on policy even though gingrich, too, has been inconsistent. team romney is now trying to deliver the message that gingrich has had too many wives, too many girlfriends, and not enough private sector jobs. they are doing this essentially by pointing out how thin romney's romantic resume is compared
Dec 11, 2011 8:15am EST
's also taught at the university of massachusetts and the university of wisconsin. in addition to being a greatly acclaimed scholar, she is also a devoted teacher of generation of undergraduates, regularly offering a survey course in american history. her books have focused on the power of ideas and the shaping of early america. they've also recovered the human complexity of a founding experience bring important nuance to conventional understandings. in her first book, "from resistance to revolution," colonial radicals and development of american opposition to britain in 1972, she sought to identify the causes of the transformation of generalized discontents into revolutionary commitment in the years leading up to the war or independence. in the old revolutionaries, political lies in the age of samuel adams in 1880 she surveyed several the men in the revolutionary generation, the generation of 1776, and distinguished their concerns and their faith from a later generation which shaped the constitution and the new american republic. the generation of 1787. in the american scripture, the m
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Dec 1, 2011 2:00am PST
believe that that was the right thing for massachusetts. do you think mandating people to buy insurance is the right tool? >> bret, i don't know how many hundred times i have said this, too. this is an unusual interview. [ laughter ] all right. let's do it again. absolutely what we did in massachusetts was right for massachusetts. i have said that time and time again. the people of the state continue to support it by about 3 to 1. but it's also designed for massachusetts, not for the nation. >> bill: all right. it's obvious governor romney doesn't want to keep revisiting that question. also obvious that his question romney care right nor massachusetts but not right for the nation is not going to change. talking points believes there is another seismic event the race will come down to newt gingrich against mitt romney. the difference there have been 12 republic debates. reporters and voters have gotten a good look at the contenders and the primaries are coming on fast. it's always a possibility that someone might surprise in iowa, even in new hampshire. so nothing is settled. the trend l
Dec 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
. the article sit elf was prompted by the whole debate over same sex gay marriage in massachusetts that americans boy this is sort of a fau naphenomew to us. in fact the dutch had lalized gay marriage in 2001. and so in america is really kind of sense catching up so absolutely there's a valts pipeline >> you think that this values globalization is going to change the culture. >> it's already changing the culture. >> how so? >> i think that the gay marriage is another issue. yoit anyways yeah through science and technology the so-called abortion pill r uchu t was pioneered in france. there was a great deal of hostility and opposition to it. now it's come over and now it's easily available from doctor or from a clinic. there's no question we're all sort of this mainstream of western values. >> you think that this force emanating from europe particularly amsterdam seems to have codified it more than anyone else is irresistible. i think it's a condition of modern life and in that sense is streak liamly powerful force. there are and there can be count counterveiling issues in the societ
Dec 9, 2011 1:00am PST
in to break that up early wednesday morning. in boston, massachusetts occupy protesters are facing a midnight deadline to decamp tonight. the occupy boston encampment has been set up since the end of september. roertss there say there are between 100 and 150 people living outdoors at thaen campment. there have been 99 percenter occupy camps in cities large and small all over the country, and in some places where they have cleared out they have sprung back up. so it's not really possible on a day-to-day basis to have a daily inventory of where the encampments still are. they move, they spring up, they get evicted, they come back. one of the last really large ones we know of is in washington, d.c. i was in washington the last couple of days. and while everybody saw the arrests this past weekend, what a wooden structure that they put at the camp was taken down, dozens of protesters were arrested, you should know the occupy d.c. encampment is still there. it's big. it's very close to the white house. the "washington post" estimating that the d.c. site includes a range of up to hundreds of protest
Dec 30, 2011 9:00am EST
endorsement for mr. romney back in october. former massachusetts governor is currently leading in the latest iowa poll. congressman ron paul of texas in second place. the caucuses are scheduled for next tuesday, january 3. live coverage now here on c-span. ♪ ♪ ♪ [background sounds] [background sounds] [background sounds] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> again who on c-span2 we are live from des moines, iowa, where we're waiting for republican presidential candidate mitt romney told a campaign rally in the parking lot at the local grocery store there. we will be joined by new jersey governor chris christie. our live coverage will get underway with a candidate in just a few minutes. later here on the c-span networks more live campaign events. on c-span former house speaker newt gingrich will hold a town hall meeting also in des moines. he will be joined by frank months live at 11 a.m. eastern on c-span. later in the day rick santorum will meet with voters in marshalltown iowa. you can watch live coverage at 6:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
Dec 1, 2011 4:30pm PST
season. a look at why are big spenders spending again. and massachusetts ups the ante in dealing with america's foreclosure crisis. the state's attorney general is suing five of the nation's biggest banks. it's "nightly business report" for thursday, december 1. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. after a year, massachusetts broke away from national talks aimed at fixing the nation's foreclosure mess. the state's attorney general martha coakley today sued five major banks, alleging deceptive foreclosure practices. >> susie: tom, the suit comes as talks drag on between major banks and attorneys general from around the country. it targets bank of america, j.p. morgan chase, wells fargo, citigroup, gmac mortgage, and foreclosure processing firm mers corp. >> tom: in response, the banks said they believe a broader, coordinated sett
Dec 10, 2011 6:00am EST
people said we do not want obamacare. they elected scott brown in massachusetts, a republican in the most liberal state -- among the most liberal state in the nation. they did not want obamacare. they wanted no input from republicans. there were plans for bipartisan plans. whenever senator bennett and senator wyden put together a bipartisan plan pushed aside. from akin tell, this white house has stood aside and let nancy pelosi and harry reid ran the show. how would i do it differently? i was lucky enough to be lucky and quotes where the state is 85% democrat. but time is some lessons. they figured out from day one of going to get nothing done if they attack these guys on a personal basis. the speaker of the house in the senate president have to have respect for me and i for them. he went and met them in their offices. we established a case of needing every monday and one of our offices. we rotated. i didn't say i'd the governor come to my office. beside each other, got to know each other and talked about challenges going on in the state every week, all of the records. none of it never le
Dec 7, 2011 4:00pm EST
, massachusetts. i am dylan ratigan. lovely to be seeing you. today's big story is house of pain. while attorney general eric holder is asleep at the department of justice on the foreclosure crisis, several state attorneys general are stepping up to the plate on behalf of the american people and in nevada they have filed criminal charges and is now teaming with california to go even further. back east, new york currently in the middle of its own probe. a little further south towards d.c., beau biden in the corporate state of delaware, suing mers, the private national mortgage registry that's owned and funded by the banks and right here in the bay state today where a new leader in this battle has emerged. massachusetts attorney general martha coakley is suing the five largest, as we like to call them affectionately, greedy bastard lenders, as well as the mers folks alleging fraud, this perhaps the most comprehensive piece yet, bank of america, jpmorgan chase, wells fargo citigroup and gmac, all targets of the coakley suit, the first civil action on robo signing. coakley also accuses these banks o
Dec 22, 2011 6:00am EST
massachusetts? raise your hand. [laughter] ok. we will have a conversation. i would -- was thinking of having a massachusetts rally in new hampshire and i am now convinced having a -- "please, don't turn america into massachusetts." [applause] i do not have andrew's permission but maybe when i fly in from iowa we could have a massachusetts reminder rally so everyone could be reminded of the real choice between two very different approaches to governing. i now realize, we could get a lot of folks without having to get anyone to drive up from massachusetts. but, go ahead. >> [inaudible] the payroll tax cut. >> in an ideal world, this is not how you would solve thing. but i agree with john boehner -- if you are going to extend the cut, extended for a year. any of you who are in business and have to deal with payrolls, know that the idea you will get a two month extension and then you did not know what will happen next, because they could have another crisis and late february -- this is about as stupid a way to run a country and this is embarrassing. this is worthy of the italian parliament. [lau
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Dec 27, 2011 3:00pm PST
conservative. >> you have somebody who is a massachusetts moderate, who said he did not want to go back to the reagan/bush years, who voted as a democrat in '92, who campaigned to left of teddy kennedy, recently running for governor said i'm a moderate pragmatic guy. to have him run a commercial that questions my conservatism -- >> romney, often painted as a flip-flopper, says gingrich is the unreliable untrustworthy conservative. he said, we agree with governor romney and massachusetts legislators that our goal should be 100% insurance coverage for all americans. romney kicks off his big iowa push tonight in davenport. he was in new hampshire this morning. >> i'll be getting on a bus there just like the bus i was on here, and go up and down the state, talking about the vision i have for america. >> romney's going all in for iowa's final stretch, with rallies, town halls and a blizzard of ads. they're on a pace to spend a record $10 million or more in the final four weeks of caucus campaigning. romney spent more than $1.1 million and an independent pro-romney super pac has added another
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
. allegations that he tried to hide computer files from his time as massachusetts governor at taxpayer expense. >>> his mom says the punishment doesn't fit the crime. why this 9-year-old was suspended for calling his teacher cute. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, >>> our top story here at 6:30, you hear all kinds of stories from homeowners facing foreclosure. but this one ranks at the top of troubling. len ramirez on a south bay woman's fight to reclaim the home that she once owned free and clear. len. >> reporter: we hear a lot about people trying to reoccupy their homes going through foreclosure. that didn't happen today but a group of people did come to this front lawn to tell about the cruel eviction of an elderly sick woman. >> we ask your bless, comfort the afflicted but more so afflict the comfortable. >> reporter: clergy and community members gathered around 68-year-old darlene in the front yard of what was her home for 41 years. >> before you know it, the door opens and there's three sheriffs. >> reporter: that is, until last saturday when she was evicted by wells fargo bank. >> wells fargo w
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Dec 16, 2011 1:00am PST
to your political advantage. you took liberal positions in massachusetts but now you take more conservative positions running for president. is it principle or just politics? >> i will begin to take exception with your list there. >> chris: which one? >> gay rights. >> chris: well -- >> i am firmly in support of people not being discriminated against based upon their sexual orientation. at the same time, i oppose same-sex marriage. that has been my position from the beginning. with regard to abortion, i changed my mind. with regard to abortion, i had the experience of coming in to office, running for governor saying you know i'm going to keep the laws as they exist in the state. they were pro-choice laws so effectively i was pro-choice. then i had a bill come to my desk that didn't just keep the laws as they were but would have created new embryos for the purpose of destroying them. i studied it in some depth and concluded i simply could not sign on to take human life. i vetoed that bill. i went to the "boston globe." i described to them why i am pro-life. every decision i took
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Dec 17, 2011 7:00pm PST
to your political advantage. when you were running in massachusetts you took liberal positions. running now as president you take more conservative positions. is that principle or is it just politics, sir? >> i begin by taking exception with your list there. >> which one? >> gay rights. i'm firmly in support of people not being discriminated against based upon their sexual orientation. at the same time i oppose same-sex marriage. that has been my position from the beginning. with regards to abortion i changed my mind. i had the experience of coming in to office and running for governor and saying i will keep the laws as they exist in the state and they were pro choice laws so etextively they were prochoice. i had a bill come to my desk that would have created new embryos for the purpose of destroying them. i studied them in some depth and concluded i could not sign on to take human life. i vi vetoed that bill. i went to the boston globe and described why i'm prolife. every decision i have taken as governor was taken on the side of life. i'm formally prolife. i learned over time like ron
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Dec 27, 2011 5:00pm PST
somebody who was a massachusetts moderate to have him run a commercial that questions my conservatism? i have been a conservative my entire life. >> only one week until the iowa caucuses and the race for the g.o.p. presidential nomination is up in the air. we will take you to the hawkeye state for a preview of this unpredictable political showdown. >> your plan essentially is one more big government, bureaucratic, -- >> greg: not so fast, mr. speaker. new report says newt gingrich supported romney care before he opposed it. but there is more to this story than meets the eye. we will break it down for you. [shouting] >> oh my [bleep] >> mall brawl alert. massive fight breaks out at the mall of america in minnesota. you won't believe the cause of the chaos. [bleep] >> greg: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. captions by closed captioning services >> greg: hi, i'm greg gutfeld in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. with the iowa caucuses just one week away, the candidates have flooding the air wafsz with last minute ads which could
Dec 12, 2011 11:00pm PST
it. now, only five still do it: new york, new jersey, maine, vermont and massachusetts. >> let's look at those states that have said, "everyone who comes needs to be insured." and there are five states that have what's termed to be "guaranteed issue." and if we look at the average premium for those states, in the individual market, that premium is three times higher, on average-- maybe $600 to $700 in some cases-- versus a premium where the insurance market has allowed medical underwriting. >> narrator: but other developed countries guarantee coverage for everyone. we asked karen ignani why it can't work here. >> well, it would work if we did what other countries do, which is to have a mandate that everybody participate. and if everybody's in, then it's quite reasonable to ask our industry to do guarantee issue, to get everybody in. so the answer to your question is: we can, and the public here will have to agree to do what the public in other countries have done, which is a consensus that everybody should be in. >> narrator: that's what other developed countries do. they make insurer
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